Sylvia polo by Lyudmila Aksenik

Sylvia polo

Knitting
April 2024
Sport (12 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1360 - 1800 yards (1244 - 1646 m)
XS-S (M-L, XL-2XL, 3XL-4XL, 5XL-6XL) or 82-86 (90-96, 100-106, 110-117, 120-127] bust circumference
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YARN:
Sport-weight cotton yarn (~300-330m/328-360yds per 100g/3.5oz) in 2 colors
The sample was knit in Travertine Loro Piana (328yds per 3.5oz/100g), cotton 100%
NEEDLES:
• Main (for the body): 4mm/US6 (or size to get gauge in garter) circulars on a 60 cm/24” cable;
• Smaller: 3mm/US2.5 (or ~0.5mm/1-2 sizes smaller than the main ones
NOTIONS: crochet hook, stitch markers, row counter
GAUGE (MEASURED PER 10X10 CM/4X4” SQUARE AFTER WET BLOCKING)
21 stitches by 24 rows on main needles – lace pattern

Sizes:
• 5 adult sizes: XS-S (M-L, XL-2XL, 3XL-4XL, 5XL-6XL) or 82-86 (90-96, 100-106, 110-117, 120-127) cm//32-50” bust circumference

TECHNIQUES
• Reading charts (optional)
• Decreases:
o Basic knit 1-stitch decreases (k2tog, ssk)
• Increases
o Yarnover
o KFB – knit front and back (see below)
• Tubular (sewn) bind off with 2 setup rounds:
• Carrying yarn
• Intarsia